News

  • 1 June 2015

Mokoro’s Elizabeth Daley and Lilli Loveday have written articles entitled ‘Women’s land and property rights: A foundation for empowerment’ and ‘Women’s economic empowerment: Approaches, strategies and alliances’ respectively, published in the new Commonwealth of Nations Governance handbook.

  • 11 May 2015

The main paper of Chris Tanner’s presentation at the recent World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty is now available. The presentation was entitled ‘Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice as Instruments for Good Land Governance’ and was co-written with Marianna Bicchieri and Margret Vidar.

  • 1 May 2015

The final report of the Independent Comprehensive Evalaution of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement led by Mokoro has been published on the SUN website.

  • 11 March 2015

Chris Tanner, one of Mokoro’s land experts, will be attending the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in March. He will be presenting a paper titled ’Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice as Instruments for Good Land Governance’, which he wrote with Marianna Bicchiere and Margret Bidar from FAO.

  • 11 March 2015

Mokoro Principal Consultant and Land Tenure and Gender Specialist, Elizabeth Daley, has written a chapter with Clara Park titled ‘Gender, Land and Agricultural Investments in Lao PDR’, in the recently-published book, ‘Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts’, edited by Caroline Archambault and Annelies Zoomers. It is chapter 13 and the book can be purchased here.

  • 11 February 2015

Mokoro Principal Consultant, Martin Adams, has published a paper ‘The Vagaries of consulting on Land Policy and Land Law Reform in Africa 1994-2006’. The paper describes the work of the late Patrick McAuslan, international legal adviser on land. The author hopes that the principles and standards Patrick McAuslan set will continue to inspire those who follow him.

  • 11 January 2015

Mokoro’s Robin Palmer attended a conference on Land and Law in Edinburgh, where they launched the European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD). This aims to make a significant contribution to the need for knowledge-driven development policy-making. Robin presented a paper ‘Women’s land rights in Southern and Eastern Africa – still exceptionally difficult terrain’

  • 11 December 2014

Two recent evaluations completed by Mokoro teams have now been published on the World Food Programme website. These are: a strategic evaluation on WFP’s use of Pooled Funds for Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (2009-2013) and an evaluation of WFP’s Country Portfolio in Indonesia (2009-2013).

  • 11 November 2014

Alta Folscher and Stephen Lister, two of Mokoro’s Principal Consultants, have added their signatories to a submission by a group of PFM experts calling on the PEFA Secretariat to do more to regulate the misuse of its indicator framework. More information can be found here.

  • 11 October 2014

Catherine Dom will be presenting findings from the WIDE research project at IDD, The University of Birmingham, on 27 October 2014. Further details can be seen on the IDD website.

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